GETTING GROUT CLEAN

It is inevitable that the grout in your home is going to get dirty.  This is particularly true in the high traffic areas of your home.  If your counter top is tile, then the grout around the areas that you use the most, like around the sink or stove top, will be discolored.  This is particularly noticeable when there are spots still look pristine.  The same thing applies to grout…

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Best Vacuum for Hard Wood Floors

If there’s one thing we want is a lustrous look on our hardwood floors. These surfaces look fantastic! We want to keep it that way. A great tool in this task will be selecting the best vacuum.The hardwood floors highlight the furnishings in ways that carpets cannot. They’re fairly easy to clean, unlike carpets which can get stained and require a unique cleaning. Odors can seep into carpets and be…

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PROPER DUSTING

PROPER DUSTING Dusting can be an art.  People have asked me many times about the best way to dust a home. Whether you have a single story home or multiple levels, the answer it always the same.  Start at the top.  This process should start upstairs, if you have an upstairs, because dust falls with gravity.  If you start at the bottom, of your home then you will need to…

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CLEANING WOOD FLOORS

CLEANING WOOD FLOORS The number one question I get is about cleaning hardwood flooring.  People often ask me what is the best way to clean their flooring.  The trick is deciphering how to clean the floors is not by looking at the type of wood.  It is by looking at the type of finish on the wood. If it is a newer wood floor then it is probably surface sealed. …

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CLEANING MICROWAVE OVEN

Everyone needs their microwave cleaned.  In my experience, it doesn’t matter if someone lives in a mansion or a studio apartment, everyone has a mess in their microwave.  We’ve all left food heating in the microwave for too long.  Beans explode, soups boil over and microwave popcorn can send butter flying.  The longer the spills are left, the harder it is to remove them.  Over time, the melted cheese becomes…

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CLEANING STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES

CLEANING STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES

Stainless steel appliances are beautiful there is no doubt about it.  In the stores, the stainless steel shines brightly and looks so clean.  But, what happens when you bring these same appliances home?  They get covered in fingerprints, water spots, food droppings or grease stains.  Suddenly, they don’t look like they did on the showroom floor.  How can these appliances get cleaned?  I’ve seen people use all sorts of cleaners…

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How To Clean a Bathroom

Bathrooms are supposed to be the cleanest room in the house but, it’s the most deplorable one to clean.  Unfortunately, it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it.  Gather your cleaning supplies together and get to work.  When it is time for the general house cleaning, it is a good idea to gather your cleaning supplies in a bin that you can carry around from place to place….

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